Gastronomy And Wine Meets Art


Fullday Tour To Bairrada Wineyards, Aliança Underground Museum And Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory
All you need to know:

Schedule

Available everyday of the year, under request of guide’s availability | From 10am to 6pm

Price

80€/person . Min 2 people or equivalent price

Meeting Point

To be agreed with the client (hotel or point of interest in Coimbra’s city center)

Delve into this Great Opportunity

This tour is an unique opportunity to discover the secrets of the local Gastronomy and Enology, which are considered art all by themselves… but also generated other kind of artistic manifestations that fill the houses of the portuguese people and can be found today all over the world: handicraft, crockery, porcelain and crystal glassware!

We will leave Coimbra in the morning, towards the delimited region of Bairrada. This area is rich among those that produce white and red wines, made from traditional castes like the abundant Baga, as well as others which have been imported and introduced on portuguese soils, like the international Cabernet Sauvignon. The Sparkling Wine of Bairrada have also been gaining a great notoriety, materialized in a variety of international prizes as well as a constant presence at the tables of local restaurants, along with the typical roasted suckling pig.

Our panoramic route will go through the region's vineyards on its way to Caves Aliança – Underground Museum! During the visit the connection between gastronomy, enology and art with become clear! A tour that will open your appetite since we will be doing a quick stop at a local restaurant and taste the treats that compose the “table of Bairrada”.

After lunch we will be heading to Ílhavo, so that we can visit the oldest Porcelain Factory of the Iberian Peninsula, founded in 1824: Vista Alegre. Here you can learn all about the production process of porcelain, and observe the work by the artists who produce these pieces that will then be sold all over the world: Vista Alegre produces approximately 10 million units per year!

This tour is an unique opportunity to discover the secrets of the local Gastronomy and Enology, which are considered art all by themselves… but also generated other kind of artistic manifestations that fill the houses of the portuguese people and can be found today all over the world: handicraft, crockery, porcelain and crystal glassware!


Points of Interest

Bairrada Vineyards Aliança Cellars – Underground Museum stop for lunch in local restaurant Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory.

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Optional

Ask for a tailored tour: we will gladly adapt the route according to your personal preferences, allowing you to discover everything you would want to know about the portuguese culture… accompanied by a local guide!

Ask for a tailored tour: we will gladly adapt the route according to your personal preferences, allowing you to discover everything you would want to know about the portuguese culture… accompanied by a local guide!